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anca_0805: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

OzPentimenti: On 24 June 1870, Adam Lindsay Gordon, impoverished and unable to pay his debts, shot himself on Brighton Beach in Melbourne. Friends later raised funds for a bust to be made. It stands in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey.

Mememmmme: Life is mostly froth and bubbleTwo things stand like stoneKindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon MAYMAY 90sASAPThrowback MAYMAY 90sASAPThrowback

FlemingtonVRC: The Adam Lindsay Gordon Handicap, Heat 5 of the All Victorian Sprint Series, goes to country-trained sprinter I Am Someone from Prezado and Order of Command.

racingonline: I Am Someone Records Narrow Flemington Win Trainer Paul Preusker has labelled I Am Someone not your average sprinter after a return to winning form at Flemington. I Am Someone took out the Adam Lindsay Gordon Handicap on Saturday, his first victory since winning the Listed Wangoo

HorseBettingAU: Declan Bates has steered I Am Someone to victory in the Adam Lindsay Gordon Handicap with the Victorian Sprint Series Final the gelding's next assignment.

Imm_listening: Adam Lindsay Gordon, referenced here as someone whose life was underwritten by slave money must have been so shamed by this atavistic stain, he shot himself in the head. Australia’s deep connection with enslavement

TroveRefereeBot: Another interesting article! 7 Oct 1931, 'COURSING COMMENT and NOTES from NEAR and FAR. WHEN FATHER CHRISTMAS STOPPED On the Fields of Coleraine THE PADRE FINDS HIM OUT AT LAST ADAM LINDSAY GORDON.':

GostosaMN: "Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own." Adam Lindsay Gordon

Fer_Production: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. - Adam Lindsay Gordon join the club:

samrat747: The Last Leap by Adam Lindsay Gordon ALL is over! fleet career, Dash of greyhound slipping thongs, Flight of falcon, bound of deer, Mad hoof-thunder in our rear, Cold air rushing up our lungs, Din of many tongues. -

samrat747: The Swimmer by Adam Lindsay Gordon With short, sharp violent lights made vivid, To the southward far as the sight can roam, Only the swirl of the surges livid, The seas that climb and the surfs that comb, Only the crag and the cliff to nor'ward, A... -

samrat747: Thora's Song ('Ashtaroth') by Adam Lindsay Gordon We severed in Autumn early, Ere the earth was torn by the plough; The wheat and the oats and the barley Are ripe for the harvest now. We sunder'd one misty morning Ere the hills were dimm'd by the ... -

samrat747: A Dedication by Adam Lindsay Gordon They are rhymes rudely strung with intent less Of sound than of words, In lands where bright blossoms are scentless, And songless bright birds; Where, with fire and fierce drought on her tresses, Insatiable Summ... -

samrat747: A Song of Autumn by Adam Lindsay Gordon ‘WHERE shall we go for our garlands glad At the falling of the year, When the burnt-up banks are yellow and sad, When the boughs are yellow and sere? Where are the old ones that once we had, And when are t... -

samrat747: An Exile's Farewell by Adam Lindsay Gordon The ocean heaves around us still With long and measured swell, The autumn gales our canvas fill, Our ship rides smooth and well. The broad Atlantic's bed of foam Still breaks against our prow; I shed no t... -

samrat747: Gone by Adam Lindsay Gordon IN Collins Street standeth a statute tall, A statue tall, on a pillar of stone, Telling its story, to great and small, Of the dust reclaimed from the sand waste lone; Weary and wasted, and worn and wan, Feeble and faint... -

samrat747: The Last Leap by Adam Lindsay Gordon ALL is over! fleet career, Dash of greyhound slipping thongs, Flight of falcon, bound of deer, Mad hoof-thunder in our rear, Cold air rushing up our lungs, Din of many tongues. -

tmhwrd: Tear down the Adam Lindsay Gordon statue! He’s too relaxed!

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SamGodwell: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

twittydea: Life is mostly froth and bubble; Two things stand like stone: Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in our own. —Adam Lindsay Gordon

PhilMagovern: Life is mostly froth and bubble Two things stand alone Kindness in another's trouble Courage in your own - Adam Lindsay Gordon

WordsWellbeing1: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon Have to agree with this!

DerekBlasberg: “Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone: Kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon.

KhadijaMAhmed: "Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own." Adam Lindsay Gordon

SCCBJD_Sports: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

DorsetWriter: The staff is snapp’d, the sandal fray’d, The flint-stone galls and blisters, Our brother’s steps we cannot aid, Ah me! nor aid our sister’s... We cry, in falling unawares, “Ars longa, vita brevis.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

EsthNorma: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

EsthNorma: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

tarcyg: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

Raghda127: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. ~Adam Lindsay Gordon

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TriciaWhatley: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

hitchcock_judy: I was thinking about living in our own bubble and ir reminded me of this Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon Theres a lot of froth about

HHAlnemari: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own” — Adam Lindsay Gordon.

soVeranoo: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past, there’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

aanchalhazra: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

GiannaTotaro: "In the words of Adam Lindsay Gordon, the 19th century maverick Australian poet and politician: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own.”

ByronsShade: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

ClareRix: "...In the words of Adam Lindsay Gordon, the 19th century maverick Australian poet and politician: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own.”..."

tybeelinda: "Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon.

footledonk: Found this while pretending to research in a book of quotations: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own.” From Ye Wearie Wayfarer, 1866 by Adam Lindsay Gordon. Hope you’re all well!

Papiirosegvld: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past, there’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

LEmuogheneru: Two things are written on stone: 1. Kindness in another's troubles. 2. Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon.

Spitfire2251: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

dynastytradecal: Biggest winners 4 days in - Kyler Murray, Adam Thielen, Kenyan Drake, TY Hilton. Biggest losers - Todd Gurley, Phillip Lindsay, Christian Kirk, Melvin Gordon, John Brown

MarianBoswall: Life is mostly froth and bubbles⠀ Two things stand like stone⠀ Kindness in another’s troubles⠀ Courage in your own ⠀ ⠀ Adam Lindsay Gordon⠀ I have read so many stories of kindness and courage happening at the…

LandisWeaver: I've been thinking about this poem often these days: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon Found it when I was on a memorization tear & looking for short poems. LIK of others

therealjenmedia: "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future." Adam Lindsay Gordon

InsatiableVVIP: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future; Adam Lindsay Gordon

thisisnothong: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

soscented: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past, there’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

Chrisahull: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

bluebox99: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

AdlawanGlece: “There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past, there’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

rjber15: "Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another's trouble, / Courage in your own." ~Adam Lindsay Gordon

DrCraigGedye: A lot of heat and steam about pledges and promises on Jan 26th, but for me the words of this great Australian ring true down the years

BarbaraWagner22: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. ~Adam Lindsay Gordon

BecaLewis: Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another's trouble, / Courage in your own. -Adam Lindsay Gordon

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AndrewNLSC: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

lindsay_inc: ON THIS DAY ADAM LINDSAY GORDON 1865 Jan. 11 Receives a deputation asking him to stand for S.A, Parliament.- “Border Watch” 11/1/65

sol7shaun: Adam Lindsay Gordon - Unshriven

stuartmceacharn: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon (19th C Australian poet) Support each other. Stay together

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SeffSaid: Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble. Courage in your own. - Adam Lindsay Gordon

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LondonMindful: “Life is mostly froth and bubble; Two things stand like stone: Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in our own.” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

CoachSamChang: “Two things stand like stone: kindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own.” - Adam Lindsay Gordon

trovepoetrybot: Another item tagged 'poetry'! 12 Feb 1911, 'ADAM LINDSAY GORDON AN APPRECIATION BY "E.H." IN "THE ILLUSTRATED SPORTING AND DRAMATIC NEWS."':

FatherBob: In the midst of our national natural disasters, two things stand like stone, to quote Adam Lindsay Gordon, “ kindness in another’s trouble and courage in your own”.

PadraigRice: ‘Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.’ - Adam Lindsay Gordon

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FFELou: "Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own." - Adam Lindsay Gordon

gregmiller_nwmh: Happy world kindness day. Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon, ‘Ye Wearie Wayfarer’

JuSummerhayes: “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.” ― Adam Lindsay Gordon

happyhomemaker2: Lindsay claimed that Adam Schiff was hiding something by not releasing the transcripts. They released the transcripts, and now Lindsay is saying that he refuses to read them. Let’s give Trump the last word. “Read the transcripts!”

aussienflgal: On Melbourne cup day as I begin my own crazy journey I am reminded of the most incredible quote from Adam Lindsay Gordon that I say to myself often, “Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.”

DicksonOnka: Life is mostly froth and bubbleTwo things stand like stoneKindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

hydr_fins: Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another's trouble, / Courage in your own. -Adam Lindsay Gordon, poet

MelanieJaxn: In a thousand years we shall all forget The things that trouble us now. -Happy birthday, Adam Lindsay Gordon

pickitcool: Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own. Adam Lindsay Gordon

matthewjdowd: Happy bday Aussie poet Adam Lindsay Gordon, b1833 “Life is mostly froth & bubble, Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own “So the coward will dare on the gallant horse What he never would dare alone, Because he exults in a borrowed force

HistoryHelperOz: Today in History: 19 October Apparently things actually happened in Australia on this day! So happy birthday to Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833) Also James Kelly and Jack Smith fought bareknuckle for 6h15m in Melbourne 1856 For other...

andresagostini: Don't worry about people from your past there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

TheCenteredEgg: 4/ "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters. Who never did. Who won’t anymore. And who always will. So don’t worry about people from your past, because there's a reason why they didn’t make it into your future." ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [2] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):

MelanieJaxn: Where are the old ones that once we had, And when are the new ones near? What shall we do for our garlands glad At the falling of the year?... Adam Lindsay Gordon

iamriddlesmyth: "There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won't anymore, And who always will. So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future." ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

dajennison: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

4UWell: There comes a point in your life when you realize: Who matters, Who never did, Who won’t anymore, And who always will. So, don’t worry about people from your past There’s a reason why they didn’t make it to your future. Adam Lindsay Gordon

colinelvy11: Adam Lindsay Gordon was also a drover. It was customary at day’s end for squatters to reserve 1 paddock to contain passing herds. A Scotsman got ‘clever’ & reserved his only for Cobb & Co - so Gordon was denied. This famous curse resulted.

colinelvy11: Some early night philosophy from a master. “Life is mostly froth & bubble, Two things stand alone. Kindness in another’s trouble. Courage in your own.” Adam Lindsay Gordon

1950sSa: Step back in time with Trove! Blue Lake Mt Gambier from Adam Lindsay Gordon Monument [1] [South Australia] / [Frank Hurley] (1910-1962):



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